Tarrytown New York

August 31, 2016

EPA Inspector General Launches Investigation Into EPA Oversight of State Drinking Water

This week EPA’s Inspector General’s Office sent a letter to Joel Beauvais, head of EPA’s office of water, and Cynthia Giles, EPA’s enforcement office, advising the Agency’s leadership of its plan to begin evaluating the effectiveness of EPA’s oversight of state drinking water quality programs, particularly the reporting of drinking water sampling.  The OIG letter, which can […]
August 11, 2016

EPA Stepping Up Enforcement Actions Against Public Water Systems

In a sign of changing times, the U.S. EPA this week issued an order against Tarrytown, New York, for violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act’s Lead and Copper Rule.  Below is EPA’s press release issued today.  Until the water crisis occurred in Flint, Michigan, these types of enforcement actions have historically been handled at […]